A rare white jade 'happiness' dish Qing dynasty, Qianlong period | 清乾隆 白玉雕「喜」字紋盤 《未》款
Property from an important European private collection
A rare white jade 'happiness' dish
Qing dynasty, Qianlong period
the interior carved with an auspicious character xi, with an incised wei mark to the base
14.8 cm, 5 7/8 in.
Importante collection particulière européenne
Rare coupe en jade blanc, l'intérieur sculpté d'un caractère xi, marque wei à la base, dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong
The dish is generally in good condition. There is ca. 5 cm natural flaw to the exterior on one side with a small infill and also showing in the interior of the dish. There are further natural pale veins showing through but overall the colour of the jade is very nice and even.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Spink & Son Ltd, London, 5th December 1986 (£3,700).
倫敦斯賓克，1986年12月5日 (3,700 英磅)